Published on July 28th, 2015 | by Alan Dwyer0
Daily Aviation Brief – 28/07/2015
G-PRPB DHC8-402 c/n 4333 FlyBe Ferried Exeter-Shannon 26/07/15 for paint.
OY-SRH Boeing 767-204(ER)(SF) c/n 24457 Star Air Departed Atlantic Aviation Group 26/07/15 arrived 16/06/15.
Global Aviation News:
Air France-KLM struggles: 2Q profit falls on currency, weak unit revenue. Long haul under threat
Analysis: Air France and Lufthansa need fresh resources to save their reputations
Bangkok Don Mueang becomes world’s largest LCC airport, overtaking KLIA, Barcelona & Las Vegas
EasyJet: 3Q update signals another year of solid profit growth in spite of lower on time performance
Exclusive interview: Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths on conquering the world
Gatwick Airport to achieve record-breaking summer with 6.8m passengers
KLM Showcase New 787-9 World Business Class Cabin
Kuala Lumpur’s $1 Billion Air Terminal Is Sinking, Airline Says
Lufthansa’s Eurowings goes to America; will the pilots unions allow US DoT to issue an exemption?
Rainbow Airlines seeks strategic partnership with Europe and Asian bound airlines
Southwest rethinks old assumptions
Thai Airways to cut 1,401 jobs, suspend flights to U.S.
US airline profits up; regulators on the witch hunt
Vietnam Airlines rebrands, launches new fleet
Irish Aviation News:
Aer Lingus College Football Classic 2016 trophy unveiled
Busy week for airlines: Ryanair and Aer Lingus Q1 figures and IAG shareholder deadline
Foynes Air Show organisers pay tribute to crash victim
Irish jerseys arrive in Official Rugby World Cup store in Dublin Airport
MAAS Aviation teams for $39 million paint hangar project at Mobile Aeroplex
Pilot killed in Irish plane crash flying homebuilt ‘James Bond’ jet
Ryanair First-Quarter Profit Gains 25% as It Plans Capacity Jump
Ryanair: Q1 results in line with expectations as H2 to be key
Ryanair Q1 Profit Up 25% To €245M, Higher Loads As Traffic Grows 16% To 28M
Read more: http://www.aviator.aero/press_releases/24396
Ryanair to use summer profits to slash winter fares
Six months to St Patrick’s Day welcome MAAS Aviation
Taoiseach confident of higher level of funding for Knock Airport
VLM Airlines announces the continuation of scheduled services
Irish Aviation Research Institute ™ Blog Posts:
Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 25-07-15: http://bit.ly/1elAf85
Ryanair takes delivery of 21st new Boeing 737-800 from 183 aircraft order: http://bit.ly/1JCnkra
Tweets of the day:
@GavinDuffy Amazing @ryanair ‘s efforts to be nice = big profits. Airline forecast to top €1 BILLION profit in 2016.
@tazmorano 20 helicopters will be in operation to bring people to & from Galway racecourse this week. Still 329 less than in 2007! #TheTigerIsBack.
@winglets747 British Airways ending Entebbe flights follows previous African route network cuts to Dar es Salaam and Lusaka.
@winglets747 Interesting that ANA for Sydney will operate red-eyes in both directions. JAL daylight return was a weakness w/ few alternatives – until now.
Today’s Video Picks:
Dublin Airport Reaching Beyond our Routes
Ethiopian Airlines LA & Dublin Advertising English
Lufthansa x FC Bayern Munich “Audi Summer Tour China 2015” special livery – Ready for Takeoff!
Ryanair Profit Moving to ‘Upper End’ of 2016 Guidance
Shannon Air Display 2015
Takeoff from Malaga On One of Ryanair’s Newest 737-800s.
The ‘Day that changed Ireland’ unvelied at Shannon Airport